Occupational Outlook Quarterly-Fall 2013

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


The Fall 2013 issue of the Occupational Outlook Quarterly is now available online.




This issue includes:

  • Working with big data
  • Saving early for retirement
  • Powering the nation: Smart grid careers
  • My career: Snack Bar Attendant
  • You’re a what? Font designer
  • OOChart: Newly defined SOC occupations

You can also download each article or the full issue as PDF files.

The OOQ, produced in the same office as the Occupational Outlook Handbook, offers practical information on jobs and careers. Articles are written in straightforward, non-technical language and cover a wide variety of career- and work-related topics such as occupations by industry, tips for jobseekers, unusual occupations, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.